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Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST)

  • Rensselaer Technology Park, 250 Jordan Rd Troy, NY 12180
  • East of Albany
  • Overview

    The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST ) is the only science center in the Capital Region where children and parents can explore, discover, and imagine the world of science together. One of the Top 20 science centers in the U.S. - Parents Magazine CMOST offers a wide variety of hands-on programming through our live animals, the Hudson River eco-system exhibit, Go Power! an energy pathway exhibit, the Weather Front exhibit that includes amazing green screen technology, and PlayMotion! an exhibit that lets children play with the planets in our solar system. Our Lally Digital Dome Planetarium is an exciting adventure where children learn about the world around them, from being as small as an atom in the Molecularium to finding out how big the universe really can be.CMOST is a host to numerous schools, scouts, daycare, after-school programs and other organized youth tours, as well as our popular overnight "camp-ins". All of CMOST's programming aligns with NYS curriculum standards, extending learning beyond the classroom.Be sure to check out our fun and educational summer camp programs or sign up for a unique CMOST birthday party!Our first-rate Gift Shoppe offers a wide variety of unusual educational & entertaining items such as clothing, books, origami, space models, slime experiments, puzzles, and so much more.We are conveniently located off I-90 at exit 8. Call for group rates.For further information please visit our website by clicking on the link located to the right on this page. - Admission is $5 per person age 2 and up.